After a tumultuous, difficult year in 2017 with respect to immigration and border issues, attorneys from the Alliance of Business Immigration Lawyers (ABIL) shared their thoughts on what employers can expect in 2018. Below is a summary of their responses and reports from the field.
Where Things Stand Now
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As part of his immigration platform, President-elect Donald Trump pledged to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) initiative which was announced on June 15, 2012 by DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano. Though statements on Trump’s campaign website clearly indicate an intention to end DACA, much remains to be seen.… Read the rest
Como parte de su plataforma migratoria, el presidente electo Donald Trump prometió terminar con la iniciativa de Consideración de Acción Diferida para los Llegados en la Infancia (DACA) que se anunció el 15 de junio del 2012 por la Secretaria del Departamento de Seguridad Nacional (DHS por sus siglas en… Read the rest
The attorneys of Parker Butte & Lane (PBL), all members of the Oregon chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), responded to the U.S. Supreme Court’s deadlocked decision in United States v. Texas
, the case considering Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA) and… Read the rest
The topic that dominated the news last week was pressure received by the Obama administration regarding the New Year’s weekend ICE raids that targeted Central American immigrants, and continued plans to remove those with denied asylum claims back to the dangerous conditions in their countries of origin.
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President Obama’s recent executive actions on immigration reform continue to generate political battles and mixed emotions of hope and disillusionment among immigrant communities. Here is an update of the current state of affairs on this dynamic issue.
On November 20 of last year, President Obama announced a number of steps… Read the rest